[permaculture] fallenfruit.org

mIEKAL aND dtv at mwt.net
Fri Oct 14 13:41:45 EDT 2005

(apologies if this has been posted before.  what a great idea to 
connect free fruit with the people who could harvest & eat it.  too bad 
it's not an international database..  ~mIEKAL)

A SPECTER is haunting our cities: barren landscapes with foliage and 
flowers,but nothing to eat. Fruit can grow almost anywhere,  and can be 
harvested by everyone. Our cities are planted with frivolous and ugly 
landscaping, sad shrubsand neglected trees, whereas they should burst 
with ripe produce. Great sumsof money are spent on young trees, water 
and maintenance. While these trees are beautiful, they could be 
healthy, fruitful and beautiful.

WE ASK all of you to petition your cities and towns to support 
community gardens and only plant fruit-bearing trees in public parks. 
Let our streets be lined with apples and pears! Demand that all parking 
lots be landscaped with fruit trees which provide shade, clean the air 
and feed the people.

FALLEN FRUIT is a mapping and manifesto for all the free fruit we can 
find. Every day there is food somewhere going to waste. We encourage 
you to find it, tend and harvest it. If you own property, plant food on 
your perimeter. Share with the world and the world will share with you. 
Barter, don't buy! Give things away! You have nothing to lose but your 


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